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Newswise — BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 14, 2016 – Six scientific societies will hold their joint scientific sessions and annual meetings, known as Experimental Biology (EB), from April 2-6, in San Diego. This meeting, EB 2016, brings together the leading researchers from dozens of life-science disciplines. The societies represented at the meeting will be: the American Association of Anatomists (AAA), the American Physiological Society (APS), the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB), the American Society for Investigative Pathology (ASIP), the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) and the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET).

WHO: More than 14,000 biomedical researchers from industry, government, nonprofits, the private sector and academiaWHAT: Experimental Biology (EB), the convergence of six scientific societies’ annual meetingsWHEN: April 2-6, 2016WHERE: San Diego Convention Center - 111 W Harbor Drive, San Diego, Calif. 92101 (Google map)

Media Registration Free registration is available to credentialed representatives of the press, and an onsite newsroom will be available for media. Detailed instructions for individuals who wish to request press passes are available on the website. The newsroom will be open Saturday, April 2, through Wednesday, April 6. Pre-registration for press passes is strongly encouraged and will be accepted through March 30. A press kit with highlights of scientific research will be available on an embargoed basis prior to the meeting.

Members of the media will have easy access to: •Six society meetings in one location •More than 60 concurrent scientific sessions spanning the disciplines of the sponsoring societies •Attendees from all over the world •More than 400 company exhibit booths

Thousands of Scientists Gather to Present New Findings Each day of EB 2016 will feature presentations of new research findings, keynote addresses, and panel discussions on key topics. The sessions will cover a diverse array of topics, including children’s nutrition, diabetes and obesity, precision medicine for anti-cancer drugs, treatment of metastatic breast cancer, stem cells, DNA repair, tissue mechanics, protein engineering, and the body’s responses to diet, stress and alcohol abuse.

The Experimental Biology meeting attracts more than 14,000 attendees each year. The meeting provides a forum for leaders in the scientific community and undergraduate and graduate students alike to showcase their work.


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